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Thursday, April 19, 2018
ANNOUNCEMENT!!!     THE SOUTH FLORIDA REGIONAL PLANNING COUNCIL HAS MOVED!!After 35 years at the Venture Corporate Center in Hollywood, the Council has moved to a new location at the Oakwood Business Center within the Oakwood Plaza Shopping Center.  The Oakwood Business Center is located east of I95 between Sheridan Street and Stirling Road in Hollywood, closest to the Sheridan Street entrance ...read more
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Thursday, April 19, 2018
 The Martin County Parks and Recreation Department is proud to announce that the 29th Annual Martin County Senior Games will take place on October 27 to November 4, 2018.  This is a very well-known event among the seniors in our area (hundreds participated throughout the 13 sporting events part of the 2017 Senior Games) and a great sponsorship opportunity for businesses that would like to support ...read more
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Thursday, April 19, 2018
RESISTER FOR THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE WORKSHOP FOR STARTING A BUSINESS ON THE TREASURE COAST.  Register for the Initial Workshop of the “SCORE Simple Steps for Starting Your Business™”.  This Initial free workshop and the following workshop series will jump-start your own business using SCORE support. Obtain all the SCORE materials for this workshop series; access other SCORE tools and ...read more
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Thursday, April 19, 2018
 The Central Florida Water Initiative (CFWI) is working collaboratively with the region's utilities, water users and local stakeholders to identify water supply project options to help meet our water supply needs, now and in the future. One piece of this effort is the creation of a new list of potential projects to meet water users' needs, which will be included in the upcoming 2020 CFWI Regional ...read more
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Thursday, April 19, 2018
Budget Travel (BudgetTravel.com) announced the 12 Best Budget Destinations in the Northwest as part of its month-long celebration of the “51 Best Budget Destinations in America 2018.”   Each year, Budget Travel encourages its readers to “see more for less,” inspiring consumers to go beyond the well-known cities, beaches, and theme parks to experience mid-size cities, towns, natural wonders, and ...read more
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Thursday, April 19, 2018
  Why should you give to Habitat for Humanity of Martin County during the Great Give?Every online gift made during the 24-hour period will be amplified by additional dollars from a bonus pool raised by United Way of Palm Beach County. To make April 24 even more exciting, participating organizations can compete for hourly cash or otherwise valuable prizes. Plus, donors have the option to cover ...read more
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Thursday, April 19, 2018
 Helping People Succeed is coordinating a month-long “Baby Shower,” during the month of April asking for “baby necessities” to be collected for families in need.  “April Shower” boxes will be placed in businesses throughout Martin County and will be collecting infant-type items such as developmental toys, baby clothing, rattles, books, diapers and wipes.  The items collected will directly ...read more
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Wednesday, April 18, 2018
 STUART, FL - Martin County Library System is pleased to announce its most recent offering for career-minded individuals. "How To Negotiate A Salary Or A Raise" will be held on Saturday, May 5 at the Blake Library, 2351 SE Monterey Road, from 10:30am to 12:00pm.  This event is designed to offer participants the opportunity to enhance the skills required to succeed in today's competitive and ...read more
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Wednesday, April 18, 2018
 The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has provided Martin County with revised Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM). Martin County has updated the digital copies at http://geoweb.martin.fl.us/flood_prelim/.  The revisions impact a small portion of southern Martin County as it relates to Palm Beach County. The newly revised area of the map is on the lower right corner and is ...read more
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Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Calendar:    April 17 ~ USCG Aux - Flotilla 59 - About Boating Safety.  Cost $25 at Sandsprit Park in Stuart. 772.288.0509.  April 20 ~ Florida Inland Navigation District Meeting in Flagler County.  For more info, view the notice.  April 22 ~ 1st Annual Charity Poke Run on the water. Hosted by the Ft. Pierce Yacht Club. For more info, visit the website at www.fortpierceyachtclub.com.  April 24 ...read more
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Tuesday, April 17, 2018
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Tuesday, April 17, 2018
The Florida Constitution Revision Commission is slated to conduct a final vote on Proposal 6010 (formerly Proposal 29) this week, requiring Florida to adopt legislation regarding employment eligibility verification, better known as E-Verify. This proposal is bad for Florida business as it:Does not belong in the Florida Constitution. Every state that has adopted E-Verify has done so through ...read more
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Tuesday, April 17, 2018
 On Saturday, April 21, 2018, the Hobe Sound Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a gourmet food truck expo. This event will result in the closure of SE Mars Street and SE Apollo Street between SE Old Post Office Alley and SE Dixie Highway Service Road between the hours of 3:00 pm and 9:00 pm. Motorist and pedestrians are encouraged to exercise caution and seek alternate routes.      The Martin ...read more
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Tuesday, April 17, 2018
STUART, FL – April 6, 2018 –The Gilt Complex, provider of expert custom framing, art restoration and conservation services since 1982, is proud to announce a ribbon-cutting on April 26th for its new location in downtown Stuart.  Event: The Gilt Complex Ribbon-CuttingDate: Thursday, April 26th at 5 pmLocation: 608 Colorado Avenue, Stuart, FL 34994For more information, please call ...read more
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Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Three Indian River State College District Board of Trustee Members, Vicki Davis of Stuart, Tony George of Stuart, and Sandy Krischke of Fort Pierce, have been reappointed by Governor Rick Scott to continue their service as members of the IRSC Board. Davis, 65, serves as Supervisor of Elections for Martin County and has been reappointed for a term beginning December 21, 2017 and ending May 31, ...read more
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Tuesday, April 17, 2018
 Nominated for four Tony Awards including Best Play, Ira Levin’s “Deathtrap” holds the record for the longest-running comedy-thriller on Broadway.  A.C.T. Studio Theatre is pleased to present a “ . . . rare offering that has found success both in film and on stage,” said the show’s director Richie Lester.  “Ingeniously constructed, the plot always manages to stay just a step or two ahead of the ...read more
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Monday, April 16, 2018
 The late Edwin A. Link, a driving force behind bringing FAU’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute to Fort Pierce, is being inducted into the 2018 class of the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame. Link was a pioneer in aviation, underwater archeology and submersibles. He is most recognized for inventing the Link flight simulator in the 1920s, which helped to train countless pilots, including more ...read more
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Monday, April 16, 2018
It takes a village.  Maria is 20.  She is funny, smart, and with the help of the village, Maria is empowered and on a path to a bright future.  Last year, Maria stepped in to help care for her 15 and 17-year-old siblings when her father was sent to prison. Working at a restaurant, daycare, and in a beach rentals store in Jensen Beach allowed for Maria to help out with food and other household ...read more
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Monday, April 16, 2018
JUPITER, FL -As the June 2nd date of the 8th Annual JRC Consulting Group Charity Golf Tournament draws closer, John Carr President of the JRC Charitable Foundation is delighted to announce that Venture Construction Group of Florida will return as Presenting Sponsor.We are very proud to partner with John and his foundation on this golf outing to benefit Quantum House and Molly’s House,” says Steve ...read more
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Monday, April 16, 2018
Habitat for Humanity of Martin County ReStore is a great place to put your talents to work.   From customer service to furniture repair, Habitat ReStores offer a multitude of volunteer opportunities geared toward individual interests and skills.  By giving your time, you help your Habitat ReStore do more to support building projects that benefit families in your community and around the ...read more
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Monday, April 16, 2018
This week, Brightline, the nation’s only privately owned, operated and maintained passenger rail service, and its local partners announced added safety initiatives prior to the introduction of increased passenger rail service in Miami-Dade County. A press conference was held on Wednesday in collaboration with the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Miami-Dade County, City of Miami, the Florida ...read more
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Monday, April 16, 2018
West Palm Beach, FL - The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Governing Board today selected Governing Board Member Federico Fernandez as its new Chair and Governing Board Member Melanie Peterson as its new Vice Chair.  "I will most certainly be honored to carry the great responsibility of being the chair of this Governing Board going forward and serving the 8.1 million residents of ...read more
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Monday, April 16, 2018
West Palm Beach, FL - The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Governing Board today approved a key land purchase from a willing seller necessary to build the Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) Storage Reservoir.  "This was one of the objectives the Legislature set for us, to acquire lands to the west of the A-2 parcel from willing sellers for the reservoir project," said SFWMD ...read more
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Monday, April 16, 2018
West Palm Beach, FL - The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Governing Board today approved the purchase of 2,510 acres in Glades County that will expand the ongoing Lake Hicpochee Shallow Hydrologic Enhancement Project. This project will benefit the Caloosahatchee River and Estuary and watershed by adding opportunities for water storage.  "It's simple math really. More completed ...read more
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Monday, April 16, 2018
Sugarcane farmers  across the United States are speaking out against the misinformation and misleading statistics Big Candy and anti-American, anti-farming special interests groups are disseminating about the current successful American sugar policy. Amy Perry, senior at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College from Moore Haven, Florida, took to the press to defend past, present and future generations ...read more
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Monday, April 16, 2018
How We Support …The Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute Foundation provides significant support for the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute at FAU through direct funding from its endowment and by overseeing the highly successful Specialty License Plate program.   For more information on each of these specialty license plates and the associated work that proceeds from each plate provide, ...read more
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Monday, April 16, 2018
Thank You to all who came and enjoyed our county Fair! You helped make the 2018 Fair a success. The proceeds from this event allows us to provide facility space to countless non-profits that have no where to host meetings, activities, and fundraisers. A vital serice to the County.Welcome to our monthly “Moosletter".  The purpose of this (newsletter) is to let you know what is happening at the ...read more
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Monday, April 16, 2018
INDIAN RIVERSIDE PARK - March 31, 2018--A Traditional New England meal, consisting of lobster, mussels, clams, shrimp and crab, was enjoyed by a record crowd of over 250 committed individuals attending the Annual Clam Bake and Comedy Show on March 31st, hosted by Project LIFT.  Attendees enjoyed live music by Jason Montero and a comedy show by headliner Peter Fogel. The sold-out benefit for the ...read more
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Monday, April 16, 2018
FLORIDA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE APRIL SMALL BUSINESS COUNCIL CONFERENCE CALLMonday, April 23, 20181:30 - 2:00 p.m. (EST)Join the Florida Chamber of Commerce's Small Business Council for an informative discussion about the farm bill and Dodd-Frank reforms. The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity will also provide an update on Florida's economy.We will also be joined by Florida Chamber Foundation ...read more
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Monday, April 16, 2018
Sealed Proposal packages from qualified firms or individuals to provide District wide fencing services shall be received by the Martin County School District Purchasing Department on the date, time, and location listed below, at which time all proposals shall be publicly announced. Scope of Work: Provide all labor, mobilization, materials and services necessary for design, permitting, ...read more
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Monday, April 16, 2018
Where: The Palm City Civic Center at 770 SW 34th St In Palm CityWhen: This Thurs evening April 19th at 6pmWho: The Farm Bureau is sending a representative to address the importance of farming in Martin County.                                                    Refreshments will be served.                                     Call Darlene at 772-286-0615 for further info 
Categories: General News Article, Political, Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, April 12, 2018
(Sebastian, FL) The American Security Council Foundation organized its very first poker run on April 7th, 2018 with the help from American Legion Post 39 in Vero Beach, FL. This Fundraiser was put together to help support our educational program “Step Up America: A Call To Good Citizenship”. This program is designed to teach our youth how to become responsible and engaged U.S. Citizens.  “Step ...read more
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Thursday, April 12, 2018
 Roll up your sleeves to volunteer at Treasure Coast Food Bank on Saturday, April 21, and your time also will earn money for meals.It’s Comcast Cares Day, and Comcast will be donating $18 to Treasure Coast Food Bank for every individual who volunteers as part of the event at Treasure Coast Food Bank’s headquarters.  Join Comcast employees, friends, and families at Treasure Coast Food Bank and turn ...read more
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Thursday, April 12, 2018
Andrea Berry, Chief Executive Officer for Indian River Healthy Start Coalition, and K​​ ate Saska, Community Engagement Coordinator at Childcare Resources of Indian River, were awarded scholarships to attend the 2018 International Association of Fundraising Professionals annual conference this month.  “As the CEO of Healthy Start, I lead the fund development program, in partnership with the ...read more
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Wednesday, April 11, 2018
A Thrivent Action Team in Port St. Lucie hosted a packing event for hygiene products for the homeless.   The event took place on  Saturday, April 7.   Over 50 people gathered at the Port St. Lucie Police Department to create hygiene packs for the homeless.  This group of volunteers filled large ziplock baggies with hygiene items that will be given to homeless people and families.  This event ...read more
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Wednesday, April 11, 2018
The Martin County Parks and Recreation Department is proud to announce that the 29th Annual Martin County Senior Games will take place on October 27 to November 4, 2018.  This is a very well-known event among the seniors in our area (hundreds participated throughout the 13 sporting events part of the 2017 Senior Games) and a great sponsorship opportunity for businesses that would like to support ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
 STUART - All tourism-related businesses within Indian River, St. Lucie and Martin counties are invited to take part in the Second Annual Tourism Showcase. During this once a year opportunity, three Treasure Coast tourism destination marketing organizations come together to support and promote the many tourism opportunities within the region. Businesses within the three-county area are invited to ...read more
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Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Stuart, FL (Grassroots Newswire) April 9, 2018 -- Weichert(r) affiliated offices in the Stuart area have recently added the following individuals to their team.   * Carol Hagen, who joins a dedicated team of knowledgeable agents at Weichert, Realtors(r) - Integrity Group, located at 101 Sw Monterey Road in Stuart.  Contact Andrea LaFavor at 772-212-2660 or BROKERLAFAVOR@GMAIL.COM.   * Shawn ...read more
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Tuesday, April 10, 2018
   Jensen Beach, Fla. (April 9, 2018) –The Cabana at Jensen Dunes – an innovative community offering quality, affordable assisted living and memory support – is hosting its second annual Spring Treasures Carnival on Saturday, April 28, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Visitors are invited to enjoy complimentary springtime festivities and a barbecue lunch prepared by The Cabana’s Chef Kevin.  The ...read more
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Tuesday, April 10, 2018
On Thursday, April 12, 2018, Martin County will be replacing a damaged mast arm upright at the intersection of SE Cove Road and SR-5 (US-1). This work will necessitate a traffic signal interruption and intermittent lane closures between the hours of 8:00 pm and 5:00 am.   The Martin County Sheriff's Office will have traffic control in place during this time.  Motorists and pedestrians are ...read more
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Tuesday, April 10, 2018
New York, NY—Budget Travel (BudgetTravel.com) announced the 12 Best Budget Destinations in the Northeast as part of its month-long celebration of the “51 Best Budget Destinations in America 2018.”   Each year, Budget Travel encourages its readers to “see more for less,” inspiring consumers to go beyond the well-known cities, beaches, and theme parks to experience mid-size cities, towns, natural ...read more
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Monday, April 09, 2018
Florida's sugar industry supports 12,500 jobs and contributes more than $3.2 billion to the economy each year. Cutting sugarcane farmers out of the Farm Bill would be detrimental to both jobs and a rural way of life. Recently, the American Sugar Alliance highlighted individuals employed by sugarcane farming and processing. In the series of videos, you can hear from people like Ardis Hammock of ...read more
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Monday, April 09, 2018
West Palm Beach, FL (April  5, 2018) – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Palm Beach and Martin Counties will be hosting its annual recognition event “An Evening to Remember” It Takes a Village presented by Dex Imaging.  On April 28 at the National Croquet Center, guests will enjoy a fun night of cocktails, culinary delights, and entertainment provided by the talented children in our programs. Little ...read more
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Monday, April 09, 2018
Save Water Outdoors for Water Conservation Month April is Water Conservation Month. This month is traditionally one of the driest of the year and marks the peak demand season for public water suppliers. CFWI leaders especially encourages conservation throughout April on top of year-round conservation. Residents can participate by being mindful of water use in their everyday outdoor ...read more
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Monday, April 09, 2018
Water planners have two new tools that may make forecasting water needs easier, more consistent and more accurate. The tools are part of the Central Florida Water Initiative (CFWI) Regional Water Supply Planning (RWSP) process. “This process is one of the most challenging water use planning processes in the state and sets the tone for all water use planning efforts across the state,” said Tammy ...read more
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Monday, April 09, 2018
Leaders from across Polk County recently participated in the two-day Polk County Water School to learn about the water issues affecting Polk and the Central Florida Water Initiative (CFWI) region. The educational event, hosted by UF/IFAS Extension Polk County and sponsored by the Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD), included a one-day tour and a day of educational seminars. The ...read more
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Monday, April 09, 2018
 It’s been ten months since I announced a visioning process for my family’s large tract of land in western Palm City, Pineland Prairie.  Over that time, my team and I have hosted many dozens of meetings and met with nearly 1,000 people throughout our community – civic leaders, environmental activists, county staff and elected officials, business owners, school board members, and representatives ...read more
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Monday, April 09, 2018
Stuart, FL– On Tuesday, March 20, 39 students of this year’s Martin Youth LEADERship Program held their seventh monthly session of the school year: ARTS AND CULTURE DAY,   The Arts & Culture Day Program Co-Chairs, Jay Spicer (Fair Manager, Martin County Fair Association) and Robert Ankrom (Director of Communications for the Pine School), welcomed students at Art n Around in Jensen Beach.  Owner ...read more
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Monday, April 09, 2018
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Monday, April 09, 2018
 The past few weeks have produced a flurry of trade actions – both proposed and implemented – on China’s imports to the U.S. and U.S. exports to China.  The Florida Chamber’s International Trade & Investment Office has summarized recent actions and outlined steps you can take in response to proposed tariffs. A brief timeline of events is outlined below: March 8- The United States imposes New ...read more
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Monday, April 09, 2018
Below is what some attendees say about yesterday’s presentation about cybersecurity by nationally recognized authority, David Stelzl, CISSP, at the Treasure Coast Builders Association offices:“The speaker was great for many reasons. He dumbed it down, interjected real life scenarios and kept it light, while driving home the point that no business is safe.” – Ron“The presentation was extremely eye ...read more
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Monday, April 09, 2018
West Palm Beach, FL – Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation in New York announced that local CPA firm, Caler, Donten, Levine, Cohen, Porter & Veil. P.A. (CDL) is the number one fundraising team in the United States for their annual charity walk.  Team CDL raised $81,293 for Crohn’s & Colitis South Florida Chapter’s Take Steps West Palm Beach.  The walk was held in November of last year at CityPlace in West ...read more
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Thursday, April 05, 2018
FORT PIERCE, Fla., April 2, 2018 ­– Maybe it’s a distant relative or someone as close as your next door neighbor, but chances are you know one of the estimated 94,000 people, including 28,200 children on the Treasure Coast who struggle with food insecurity at some point during the year. From now through April 30, residents can make a real difference in the lives of these families.  This week, ...read more
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Thursday, April 05, 2018
 The rainy season is quickly approaching and more rain means an increase in mosquitoes. In preparation, Martin County is ramping up efforts to reduce Zika mosquito breeding sites throughout the county. As part of this initiative, and in honor of Earth Day, Martin County is hosting the second annual Tire Recycle Mania event. Martin County residents can drop off up to 10 passenger car tires per ...read more
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Thursday, April 05, 2018
After 35 years at the Venture Corporate Center in Hollywood, the Council is moving its office to a new location at the Oakwood Business Center within the Oakwood Plaza Shopping Center.  The Oakwood Business Center is located east of I95 between Sheridan Street and Stirling Road in Hollywood, closest to the Sheridan Street entrance on Oakwood Boulevard / 26th Avenue.  Our office will be closed on ...read more
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Thursday, April 05, 2018
 VERO BEACH, FL – Last month’s Food For Thought presentation, hosted by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Indian River Chapter at Northern Trust, featured fundraising experts Steve Higgins, and Lenora Ritchie, of Carter, who generously shared their wealth of knowledge and experience on working with nonprofit organizations to build long-term sustainability.Higgins, CFRE, President of ...read more
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Thursday, April 05, 2018
 The shore protection project consists of moving offshore sand and placing it on four miles of eroded shoreline. "We're pleased with the progress so far," said Kathy Fitzpatrick, Coastal Engineer for Martin County. "The project began at the northern end of the county beaches and we expect to see work moving onto Jensen Beach this week," she added.  By the end of the project, crews will place ...read more
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Thursday, April 05, 2018
BrightPink arrives at MiamiCentral. 2 MiamiCentral, a Class A office tower, rises above the tracks.Last week, the first Brightline train arrived in MiamiCentral, the downtown Miami station that is in the final stage of construction. BrightPink climbed the newly constructed viaduct and pulled into the 50’ elevated station, overlooking downtown Miami and the expansive multi-modal hub. Soon, ...read more
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Thursday, April 05, 2018
 VISIT FLORIDA will hold a Twitter Chat on April 10, 2018 from 1-2 p.m. EDT. The chat topic will be about art, museums and culture in Florida. Each participant is asked to use the following hashtag when participating: #FLTravelChat   The moderator, @VISITFLORIDA, will ask eight questions during the 60 minute period. Each participant is encouraged to respond and share their expertise when ...read more
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Thursday, April 05, 2018
On April 24th we invite you to join Alzheimer's Community Care, United Way of Palm Beach County, Achieve, Nonprofits First, and United Way of Martin County for the Great Give. This event is designed to raise as much money as possible for local nonprofits in a single day. With over 500,000 people living in Florida with Alzheimer's Disease or related dementia, your help is needed more than ...read more
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Thursday, April 05, 2018
FAU Harbor Branch Groundbreaking Genetic Kinship Study of Beluga Whales Published in PLOS One  FORT PIERCE, Fla. (April 5, 2018) – It might seem like a “whale of tale,” but groundbreaking research from Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute is the first to demonstrate that just like human societies, beluga whales appear to value culture as well as their ancestral ...read more
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Thursday, April 05, 2018
 On Thursday, April 5, 2018, PIKE will begin replacing 6 existing wood poles on NE Savannah Road and NE Cedar Street, between SE Savannah Road and NE Hickory Ridge Avenue. This work will necessitate intermittent lane closures weekdays between 8:00 am and 1:30 pm. The project is anticipated to be complete by August 15, 2018. Motorists are encouraged to exercise caution and to use alternate routes ...read more
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Thursday, April 05, 2018
 The Florida State Cycling Time Trial Championship will take place on Sunday, April 8, 2018, which will require the closure of SW Citrus Boulevard, west of Timer Powers Park to SW 96th Street between 6:00 am and 5:00 pm. Motorists are encouraged to seek alternate routes, follow detours, and exercise caution.  The Martin County Road Conditions Map is available via any mobile device or desktop with ...read more
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Thursday, April 05, 2018
The Martin County Board of County Commissioners approved a name change for the Engineering Department to become Public Works, effective April 4. The change was made to more accurately represent the various functions of the department. For residents seeking information previously listed under the Engineering Department, it will now be found under Public Works.The rebranding is the second phase of a ...read more
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Thursday, April 05, 2018
 On Tuesday, April 10, 2018, Florida Power & Light will begin replacing 144 existing wood / concrete poles on SW Citrus Boulevard between SW Tangerine Court and SW Hemingway Terrace. This work will necessitate intermittent lane closures weekdays between 9:00 am and 3:30 pm. The project is anticipated to be complete by August 3, 2018. Motorists are encouraged to exercise caution and to use ...read more
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Thursday, April 05, 2018
On Thursday, May 17, 2018, UF/IFAS Extension Martin County will offer a Green Industries Best Management Practices certification training program for commercial and institutional fertilizer applicators.    The program will provide new applicators with the training needed to become certified and/or licensed, as applicable.  Continuing education units (CEU's) will be offered for existing ...read more
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Wednesday, April 04, 2018
The VISIT FLORIDA PR team is in need of press releases that highlight interesting or unique angles on the following topics and why visitors should choose your Florida destination.Where to purchase the best Florida ethnic and diverse foodsRomantic Florida getaway spotsFlorida road trip ideasThis information will be used to create a Florida press release that will be pitched domestically and ...read more
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Wednesday, April 04, 2018
Local Business Celebrities raise awareness for Pregnancy and Infant loss awareness supporting Madison’s Miracles on March 27, 2018 at Fujiyama in Stuart. Over 100 people in attendance watching local businesses cooking hibachi style all with fire tricks and themed tables. Themes included sports, 50’s, 80’s, live generously, pirates, Hawaiian luau, Marti Gras. Winner of the Most Team Spirit went to ...read more
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Wednesday, April 04, 2018
West Palm Beach, FL - From November through March, an average of 5.29 inches of rain fell District-wide. This total represents less than half of the average amount of rainfall that normally falls on the region during this same time period of the annual dry season.   District-wide, about 0.72 inches of rain fell in March, about 2.05 inches or 74 percent below average for the month. Most watersheds ...read more
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Wednesday, April 04, 2018
Indian River State College (IRSC) and WQCS (FM 88.9) are pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Puorro as Station Manager. Puorro will oversee the daily operations of WQCS, the National Public Radio member station for the Treasure Coast. Owned by IRSC, the station is located on the Main Campus in Fort Pierce.   Puorro’s career in radio spans more than two decades. He comes to WQCS from ...read more
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Wednesday, April 04, 2018
 Stuart, FL - S.P.A.M. Robotics, the Martin County School District’s high school robotics team, entered this year’s South Florida FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) Regional Tournament held this weekend with high expectations and are now headed to the international robotics competition in Houston at the end of the month.    After two days of intense competition, S.P.A.M. dominated the tournament.  ...read more
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Wednesday, April 04, 2018
Moore Haven, FL - Crews from the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD), Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), Florida Forest Service and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will burn up to 5,000 acres of dried marsh along the southwestern rim of Lake Okeechobee today. This is all part of the ongoing effort to restore the ecology and habitat of the lake.  The burn ...read more
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Wednesday, April 04, 2018
  IRSC has named Suzanne Seldes Director of Communications and Brand Strategy. In this role, Seldes serves as chief spokesperson for the College and leads the Institutional Advancement Department, which is responsible for all institutional media, marketing, communications and brand strategy programs.   Seldes comes to IRSC from The Strong museum in Rochester, New York, where she served as ...read more
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Wednesday, April 04, 2018
Last month, the Florida Legislature concluded the 2018 legislative session and Governor Scott signed the 2018-19 budget. Even with many competing priorities this year, the Securing Florida’s Future Budget includes more than $250 million for economic development that will continue to strengthen Florida’s economy. Highlights from the Securing Florida’s Future Budget include:  The Florida Job ...read more
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Tuesday, April 03, 2018
Future 6 Presents, For The Love of SurfingWe’re living in an age where the sense of community and making a positive impact is needed more than ever. Future 6, for those exact reasons, is proud to return to Stuart Beach for the second year and Boynton Beach for the fifth year for the return of our flagship program, ForThe Love Of Surfing. FTLOS is a 100% free ocean-centric program for local ...read more
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Tuesday, April 03, 2018
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Tuesday, April 03, 2018
Boys & Girls Clubs of Martin County Cole-Clark Branch11500 SE Lares Avenue, Hobe Sound, FL 33455  Kick-Off Breakfast  Monday, April 9, 20188:00am – 9:00am Join the Boys & Girls Clubs of Martin County to Kick-Off National Boys & Girls Club Week 2018!  Be a Boys & Girls Club Member for a morning and find your inner kid again!  Enjoy a light breakfast and conversation regarding why the Boys & ...read more
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Tuesday, April 03, 2018
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Tuesday, April 03, 2018
On Thursday, April 5, at 8:00 a.m., nationally recognized speaker and advisor on cyber security, David Stelzl, CISSP, will deliver a one-time briefing on the subject at the Treasure Coast Builders Association (TCBA) offices, 6560 US-1, Port St. Lucie.   This is the only briefing Stelzl will deliver during his one day visit to Florida, so it is open to all enterprise owners and managers in all ...read more
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Tuesday, April 03, 2018
Naples, FL - To help ensure flood protection for Collier County residents, the South Florida Water Management District's (SFWMD) Big Cypress Basin will begin work next month to clear trees and overgrown vegetation from the banks of a 6-mile stretch of the Golden Gate Main Canal. In recent weeks, Basin staff has been reaching out to property owners along the first phase of the project to keep them ...read more
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Tuesday, April 03, 2018
Hearing that “wetlands are being destroyed” causes an immediate, angry reaction among Martin County residents. We want no one messing with our wetlands, and for good cause.Wetlands are critical to protecting and improving water quality, providing fish and wildlife habitats, storing floodwaters, and maintaining surface water flow during dry periods. The good news is that all wetlands in Martin ...read more
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Tuesday, April 03, 2018
STUART, FL (April 3, 2018) –Members of Thrivent Financial are forming a Thrivent Action Team in Stuart. The event will be held on Friday, April 13th from 5 to 7:30 pm, benefiting the students of Band, Chorus, and Art. It will be a memorable evening of food, performances, and fun while raising funds for band instruments, choral expenses, and art supplies. The night will feature dinner, a baked ...read more
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Tuesday, April 03, 2018
Attached is a flier with pertinent information regarding the second annual Treasure Coast Tourism Showcase scheduled from 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.  Sunday, May 20, 2018 at the St. Lucie Civic Center in Port St. Lucie. Tables are priced reasonably at $100.- non-profits at $50.  (see attachment)The event is free, open to the public and will be promoted by each tourism agency via social media, radio, ...read more
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Tuesday, April 03, 2018
Area artists from Indian River, Martin, St. Lucie, and Okeechobee counties are invited to submit artwork for Helping People Succeed’s annual Art for Living Calendar, now in its 20th year and featuring the area’s outstanding arts community.   The Call for Artists spells out the guidelines and requirements for the painting submissions, applications and other requirements for the 13-month ...read more
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Tuesday, April 03, 2018
MEDIA ALERTRelease: #1   Date:  April 3, 2018    Media Contact:  Martha Ann Kneiss 772-214-2790  WhatThe Department of Health in Martin County, along with community partners including the City of Stuart, Martin Health System and Martin County Emergency Management and Fire Rescue and Martin County Sheriff's Office, will hold an emergency preparedness exercise.A simulated exercise responding to a ...read more
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Monday, April 02, 2018
The Equine Rescue and Adoption Foundation (ERAF) will hold their inaugural golf tournament on Wednesday, April 18 on the spectacular Greg Norman signature golf course at Jupiter Country Club. If you haven’t had a chance to play this course, here’s your opportunity to enjoy the great layout with lots of traps.             The event will be a four-person scramble with a tee time of 9 am; ...read more
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Monday, April 02, 2018
On Monday, April 2, 2018, Florida Power & Light will begin replacing existing wood & concrete poles with new concrete poles on SE St. Lucie Boulevard between SE Old St. Lucie Boulevard & SE Country Club Terrace. This work will necessitate intermittent lane closures weekdays between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm. The project is anticipated to be complete by November 30, 2018.  Motorists should exercise ...read more
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Monday, April 02, 2018
On April 9, 2018, the Public Works Department will begin the replacement of a Box Culvert along SE Bridge Road at SE Flora Avenue in Hobe Sound. The project consists of box culvert removal and replacement, clearing and grubbing, resurfacing improvements, signing and pavement markings, and sodding. This work will require intermittent lane closures throughout the duration of the project. This ...read more
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Monday, April 02, 2018
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Monday, April 02, 2018
 The IRSC District Board of Trustees recently approved an agreement with the Old Vero Ice Age Sites Committee, expanding the College’s role as an educational research partner. Strengthening this relationship provides new opportunities for students to engage directly in the study and analysis of archaeological materials through service learning and internships.  At IRSC, students have access to ...read more
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Monday, April 02, 2018
WEST PALM BEACH (March 29)—OneJet, the air transportation network that provides consumers with increased access to nonstop travel in small and medium markets, today introduces non-stop service between Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) and West Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) four times weekly. Flights are available on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. PIT to PBI: Departing ...read more
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Monday, April 02, 2018
Banyan Creek is a golfer's sanctuary. With multiple tee boxes for all skill levels, the course is as challenging as you'd like it to be. Surrounded by nature, wildlife, and a winding creek, Banyan Creek is a hidden gem in our area.   We invite any potential member to play a round at Banyan Creek prior to joining. Come see why people are calling Banyan Creek Palm City's 'best kept secret.' *Guest ...read more
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Monday, April 02, 2018
   STUART, Fla. – Premier Private Jets is once again elevating the private jet experience by adding the Hawker 800XP to its luxury fleet.  Designed to complete transcontinental and international flights as needed, the Hawker 800XP is one of the most popular mid-sized private jet aircraft available, offering improvements in cruise and climbing speeds, cabin comfort and weight limits.  This ...read more
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Monday, April 02, 2018
 What                St. Lucie Shores Water Quality Project is built on the All American Ditch watershed, which was ranked as the most polluted tributary to the St. Lucie River for total nitrogen and total phosphorus. The project was designed and built with the primary objective to deliver water quality treatment to stormwater runoff prior to discharging to the estuary. The project also provides ...read more
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Monday, April 02, 2018
Serving veterans in our community is not only deeply personal to me, it’s also the most frequent request that I get as a Member of Congress. Opening the first-ever Congressional office inside a VA hospital has allowed us to help veterans on the spot: when and where they’re having an issue. Every single Member of Congress should do the same at their local VA. That's why, this week, I introduced ...read more
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Monday, April 02, 2018
 The Martin County Board of County Commissioners is seeking applications from individuals interested in volunteering to serve on the Affordable Housing Advisory Committee. All individuals serve without compensation and are requested to submit an Application for Appointment to Martin County Administration by Friday, April 20, 2018. For an Application, please call Martin County Administration at ...read more
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Monday, April 02, 2018
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Monday, April 02, 2018
Making Florida more competitive - that's our mission at the Florida Chamber. Yet, during the recently completed legislative session, lawmakers made it a bit more expensive for families and small businesses, and a little less competitive for Florida's job creators. That's the bad news. Now, the good news. It could have been worse. The Florida Chamber defeated more than a dozen efforts to increase ...read more
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Thursday, March 29, 2018
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Thursday, March 29, 2018
Stuart, FL - The Martin County School District is pleased to announce that it has settled a three year (2017-2020) contract agreement with the Martin County Education Association (MCEA).  The agreement includes a $2.1 million salary package, which comprises a $300 salary increase for all instructional employees, an increase in the starting salary for teachers from $38,000 to $38,300 and ...read more
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Thursday, March 29, 2018
STUART, Fla – NAI Southcoast is proud to announce the sale of two infill land parcels in Palm City that will be developed as the Berry Grove subdivision.  In [month and year] Sunshine State Carnations selected Nikolaus M. Schroth with NAI Southcoast to represent the sale of the 9.8 acre parcel that originally served as a flower farm, but had since gone fallow.  The land was quickily sold to DR ...read more
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Thursday, March 29, 2018
The Mural Ribbon Cutting on March 23rd  Catch the Wave of Hope Mural ribbon cutting ceremony was powerful, well attended, and it accomplished the goal of awareness, fund raising to open a home for trafficked girls, and it has been placed on an official city art walk, making our mural a global destination!  Many thanks to the City of Stuart, the Stuart Martin County Chamber of Commerce, and ...read more
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Thursday, March 29, 2018
EXCELLENCE IN HIGHER EDUCATION ACT Senate Bill 4 - Florida Excellence in Higher Education Act of 2018, saw final passage in both the Florida Senate and the Florida House, and has been signed into law by the Governor. This legislation reinstates full funding of the Bright Futures Florida Academic Scholars Award at 100 percent of tuition and fees for spring, summer and fall semesters, plus $300 in ...read more
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Thursday, March 29, 2018
West Palm Beach, FL - The 23rd annual South Florida Wading Bird Report released by the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) showed that several key "indicator species" of birds that are critical to gauging the health of the Everglades had an above average breeding season in 2017.   The wood stork, an indicator species, in particular had a banner year, nearly doubling the annual average ...read more
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Thursday, March 29, 2018
Calendar:   April 4 ~ Marketing 101.  This course is FREE @ the Indian River Chamber of Commerce in Vero Beach from 10:00 - 12:00PM.  For more info, visit their website.  April 5 ~ Causeway Cove Marina & St. Lucie CC Ribbon Cutting. 772.242.3552.  April 6 - 8 ~ Ft. Pierce City Marina -Spring Kickoff Regatta.  To join the fun, email jack.molinelli@gmail.com or call/text 732.673.7303.April 7 ~ ...read more
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Thursday, March 29, 2018
As President of the Florida Chamber of Commerce, I've been interviewed in the past two months by the Wall Street Journal, the New York Post, and several other news outlets and they all want to know the same thing- what are the significant tax advantages in Florida and what is the Florida Chamber doing to prepare for the expected job growth headed our way?  Thanks in large part to national tax ...read more
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Thursday, March 29, 2018
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Thursday, March 29, 2018
 House of Hope is inviting students in Martin County to help raise awareness about the National Letter Carrier’s Stamp Out Hunger food drive by participating in the first ever “Stamp Out Hunger Student Art Contest.” Young artists are urged to employ their creativity and talent to bring attention to the issue of facing hunger in our community and how important the annual food drive is for Martin ...read more
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Thursday, March 29, 2018
Boys & Girls Clubs of Martin County Cole-Clark Branch11500 SE Lares Avenue, Hobe Sound, FL 33455  Join the Boys & Girls Clubs of Martin County to Kick-Off National Boys & Girls Club Week 2018!  Be a Boys & Girls Club Member for a morning and find your inner kid again!  Enjoy a light breakfast and conversation regarding why the Boys & Girls Clubs of Martin County is A Place to Become!  CLICK HERE ...read more
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Wednesday, March 28, 2018
The Children’s Museum of the Treasure Coast hosted its 10th Annual Purse party Monday March 19, 2018 at the beautiful Harbour Ridge Yacht & Country Club.   The Museum is thrilled to announce this year’s Purse Party was a complete sell out!  Its every girls dream come true, being surrounded by designer handbags, shoes, fun accessories and jewelry and this event offered it all, plus a little more.  ...read more
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Wednesday, March 28, 2018
 Martin County Board of County Commissioners is hosting guided nature walks at the Kiplinger Nature Preserve Saturday, March 31 from 9 - 11 a.m. Joyce E. Thomasson will lead hikers along the gentle trail, sharing her knowledge of flora, fauna and wildlife in the area. The nature hikes are free, and the one-mile trail meanders through the preserve and allows for a comfortable hike, accommodating ...read more
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Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Jersey Mike’s Subs 3321 S Federal Highway Stuart, Fl 34997  
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Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Do you have a secret desire to be a star and perform on stage? Are you seeking the opportunity to try something new? Do you have what it takes to dance the Tango and raise money for pregnant women and babies? Then look no further.  Healthy Start Coalition is now accepting applications from hopeful candidates for  Dancing with the Martin Stars,  their  annual and highly-acclaimed dancing and ...read more
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Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Please join us on World Autism Day for our groundbreaking ceremony at the future site of The Hope Center for Autism. This special event will take place at 1505 NE Braille Place, in Jensen Beach on Monday, April 2nd at 11 a.m.  Together, we will honor our students who make this day so special and the progress that we as a community are making for them.  Please RSVP to: ...read more
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Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Saturday March 31st, 2018Saturday March 31st Join us at both ReStore locations for an Easter Egg hunt! There will be coupons for various percentages off of your purchase hidden in the eggs! 2090 NW Federal Hwy, Stuart & 2555 SE Bonita Street, Stuart.Wednesday April 11th, 20188:00AM - 5:30PMParadise Tire & Service Fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity of Martin County. Paradise Tire & Service6574 SE ...read more
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Tuesday, March 27, 2018
 The time of year when everyone is looking for fun; that time of year when “the buzz” begins as The Lyric Theatre reveals the best entertainment coming up for the 2018-19 Season. One of our most coveted issues!   The Magazine is on display from June through September,inserted into over 17,500 copies of Treasure Coast Newspapersand direct mailed to our more than 1,800 membersat the beginning ...read more
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Tuesday, March 27, 2018
The University of Florida IFAS Extension Martin County Master Gardener Annual Plant Sale will be held on Saturday, April 21 from 9 AM to Noon in the “Shade House”, located at 2614 SE Dixie Highway in Stuart.  In addition to the large selection of Florida-Friendly plants, shrubs and trees propagated and nurtured throughout 2017 in preparation for this sale, the Master Gardeners have teamed up with ...read more
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Tuesday, March 27, 2018
 West Palm Beach, FL - The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) submitted its plan to build the Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) Storage Reservoir for federal approval. A Post Authorization Change Report (PACR) seeking to build the reservoir as part of the congressionally approved Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP) was submitted to the Assistant Secretary of the Army (ASA) for ...read more
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Tuesday, March 27, 2018
   Who:               150 elementary-age students will be participating  What:             Education Foundation of Martin County Elementary Book Bowl  Why:              Teams of students in grades 3 through 5 from Martin County elementary schools are getting ready to compete in the Education Foundation of Martin County’s Elementary Book Bowl.  The Book Bowl competition is based upon the 15 ...read more
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Tuesday, March 27, 2018
 INDIANTOWN, FL - The Elisabeth Lahti Library, 15200 SW Adams Avenue in Indiantown, will be offering limited services due to renovations and improvements beginning Tuesday, April 3. This includes the implementation of Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) technology to improve the speed and accuracy of circulation, in turn providing more time for Library staff to interact with and assist patrons. ...read more
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Tuesday, March 27, 2018
House of Hope is excited to invite Martin County students to participate in the first ever “Stamp Out Hunger Student Art Contest.” Student artists are asked to use their creativity and talent to help raise awareness about the National Association of Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive and the issue of hunger facing our community.All contestants will be invited to attend the Stamp Out ...read more
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Tuesday, March 27, 2018
   The public is invited to a ribbon-cutting event for the St. Lucie Shores Water Quality Project, a stormwater treatment area (STA) which serves a vital function in improving water quality in Martin County.  After the ribbon-cutting, a short guided nature walk will be offered, highlighting native vegetation and wildlife throughout the area.The project is built on the All American Ditch ...read more
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Tuesday, March 27, 2018
LET'S GO FISHING! - Kingfish, Dolphin & Wahoo!  Don't Wait - SIGN UP EARLY!!!   The Stuart Sailfish Club KDWFishing Tournament  May 11th- May 12th 2018. FRIDAY, May 11th --Captains meeting (6 pm) SATURDAY, MAY 12TH  FISHING AND AWARDS DINNERCheck in is at 6:30am at St. Lucie sea buoyFishing between 6:30am - 3:00pm-Committee boat will announce lines in and lines out$$ CASH & PRIZESAGGREGATE ...read more
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Monday, March 26, 2018
Calendar:   March 26 ~ MIATC Board Meeting Stuart. For more information call the office 772.692.7599  April 5 ~ Causeway Cove Marina & St. Lucie CC Ribbon Cutting. 772.242.3552  April 7 ~ Manufacturing Career & Job Fair More Information  April 22 ~ 1st Annual Charity Poke Run on the water. Hosted by the Ft. Pierce Yacht Club. For more info, visit the website at ...read more
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Monday, March 26, 2018
This means the citizens of Hobe Sound will now have the opportunity to vote to finally incorporate its little town. The vote will be on August 28 of this year.  For additional information, click.http://townofhobesound.com/  
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Monday, March 26, 2018
  Early Friday morning, the Senate passed a spending bill that is great news for Florida - and our country. From increasing funding to address the opioid crisis, to making sure we have the right equipment to track hurricanes, to protecting Florida's citrus industry, this legislation will includes funding for a number of projects I've been fighting for here in the Senate: $3.3 billion to fight ...read more
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Monday, March 26, 2018
 Martin County, FL - During National Library Week (themed "Libraries Lead") fromApril 8 to 14, the Martin County Library System invites you to experience its enriching services. Visit in person or online at www.library.martin.fl.us. With free educational resources through Lynda.com, one-on-one technology help appointments, or Tutor.com homework help, library staff is here to help connect you with ...read more
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Monday, March 26, 2018
  I see my job today the same as I saw it in the military - keeping our communities safe and protecting American lives. It’s time to come together under one mission: no more murdered children in our schools.  Not just that, but our other community areas must be kept safe as well.  I believe now is the time for action, which is why I’m asking for your input. President Trump announced a task ...read more
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Monday, March 26, 2018
This past week, the Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) had a marathon set of three meetings on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. The CRC considered and debated 36 Proposals that made it through the committee process, and ultimately moved 25 Proposals to the powerful Style and Drafting Committee.  The Style and Drafting Committee had an organizational meeting on Thursday, and laid out their task: ...read more
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Monday, March 26, 2018
Florida Sets Another Tourism Record in 2017Last week, Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida welcomed a record 116.5 million visitors in 2017, an increase of 3.6 percent over last year. This new visitor record is despite Hurricane Irma, which struck in September - resulting in an estimated loss of 1.8 million visitors and $1.5 billion in visitor spending.Overall, the state recorded 102.3 ...read more
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Monday, March 26, 2018
 Can you believe April 1st is Already Here?So many great things have happened since we filed for County Commission on Feb. 10 and we want to ensure that our campaign has the resources we need to win this November.   As of right now, we are $4,000 away from meeting our fundraising goal for March.If you can contribute in these finals days of March, please click HERE and donate online now. Help us ...read more
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Thursday, March 22, 2018
STUART, Fla. – The Downtown Stuart Business Association and Stuart Main Street present the Spring Shopapalooza Sidewalk Sale – a not-to-be-missed shopping extravaganza in Historic Downtown Stuart.  This year’s shopping event will take place on Sat., April 7 and Sun., April 8 from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  The Shopapalooza Sidewalk Sale takes place at participating downtown shops and includes ...read more
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Thursday, March 22, 2018
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Thursday, March 22, 2018
About The Longest Day The Longest Day is all about love. Love for all those affected by Alzheimer's disease. On the summer solstice, team up with the Alzheimer’s Association and select any activity you love — or an activity loved by those affected — to help end Alzheimer’s. Together, we will raise funds and awareness for care and support while advancing research toward the first survivor of ...read more
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Thursday, March 22, 2018
The Rivers Coalition meeting is ThursdayMarch 22nd at 11:00 am at Stuart City Hall.The meeting is open to the public and there is plenty of free parking available.  "Presentation of the Indian River Lagoon Report Card"  Leesa Souto, Ph.D.Marine Resources CouncilDr. Leesa Souto is the Executive Director for the Marine Resources Council and adjunct faculty at Florida Institute of Technology ...read more
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Thursday, March 22, 2018
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) means several changes in the depreciation and expensing of vehicles used in a taxpayer’s trade or business. Vehicles not subject to these limitations are detailed below, as are other types of property that are subject to general provisions also explained below. Under the TCJA, §179 expensing has increased to $1 million and the phase-out threshold has increased ...read more
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Thursday, March 22, 2018
 Mark your calendars and plan to attend the 2018 Florida Governor’s Conference on Tourism, which will be held September 12-14, 2018 at the Omni Orlando Resort at Championsgate.   The Florida Governor's Conference on Tourism is one of VISIT FLORIDA’s annual signature events, hosting more than 1,100 tourism industry professionals. Attendees have the opportunity to continue their professional and ...read more
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Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Join hundreds of volunteers who will be assembling care kits of food and toiletries for seniors, students and teens in need in Martin County.United Way and its RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program) is coordinating this event to provide a much-needed service to the community while commemorating National Service Recognition Day. Volunteers ages 5 through 105 are invited to participate. (One ...read more
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Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Save the Date: Friday, April 27, 2018 at Monarch Country ClubView the FlyerRegistration FormSponsorship Form 2018 CommitteeCHARACTER COUNTS! would like to thank the following people for helping organize this year's golf tournament:Mark Brechbill, PLLC, CPAsPhyllis Kordick, Community VolunteerBlake Norman, Marsh & McLennan AgencyLiz Snyder, Keiser University College of Golf and Sport ...read more
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Wednesday, March 21, 2018
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Wednesday, March 21, 2018
 Notice is hereby given of the following meetings to be held at the Martin County Administrative Center, 2401 SE Monterey Road, Stuart, Florida and other locations as indicated for April 2018. Matters affecting your personal and property rights may be heard and acted upon. All interested persons are invited to attend and be heard. Written comments may be sent to the Board of County Commissioners, ...read more
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Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Patrick Keough, a principal at Your Family Bank Services, is now a member of the Stuart / Martin County Chamber of Commerce.Your Family Bank provides clients with a system for paying offall of your debts – including their mortgage – in 9 years or less.  Clients can accomplish this objective while spending about the same amount of money they spend today.  The process is simple, transparent and ...read more
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Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Registration is now open for Hobe Sound Nature Center Summer Camp and Junior Naturalist Camp!   The Hobe Sound Nature Center's Nature Camp is designed to acquaint your child with the natural world around them. Live native wildlife presentations, nature crafts and games, netting and more are included in the one week program. The camp is open to all students, ages 6 to 12 and will be held ...read more
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Tuesday, February 13, 2018
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